TracFone's Straight Talk boosts monthly data bucket to 5 GB; Nvidia's forecast depressed on sluggish PC sales

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> Microsoft is calling Windows 10 the last version of Windows because the company plans to make smaller, more frequent updates to its Windows platform from now on. Article

> NorthWestern Energy said it will purchase multiple licenses in the Upper 700 MHz A Block covering Montana and South Dakota from Access Spectrum. Release

> Wearable device maker Fitbit plans to file for an initial public offering. Article

> According to a new report citing unnamed sources, Alibaba plans to buy a $1.2 billion stake in Indian smartphone company Micromax. Article

> Nintendo plans to release five mobile games by March 2017. Article

> According to comScore, Apple increased its share of the overall U.S. smartphone market by 1 point during the past three months or so, from 41.6 percent to 42.6 percent. Post

> Sierra Wireless said it will acquire Accel Networks in order to offer managed connectivity services to businesses. Release

> América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, increased the monthly data allotment on its Straight Talk brand from 3 GB to 5 GB. Article

> Verizon Wireless will install Lyft on some of its Android phones. Article

> Nvidia's second-quarter forecast was lower than expected due to a slowdown in PC sales. Article

> BlackBerry added support for its Channels service to its BlackBerry Messenger app for Windows Phone. Article

Telecom News

> Cincinnati Bell's strategy to become a fiber-based broadband company continued to bear fruit in the first quarter as the service provider passed an additional 22,600 addresses with its Fioptics fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service. Article

Cable News

> DirecTV has included support for the new Apple Watch in the latest update to its iPhone app. Article

> Bright House Communications is backing away from an earlier-agreed-upon $10.4 billion deal to be acquired by Charter Communications. Article

European Wireless News

> Kenya-based operator Safaricom plans to roll out its 4G network in 13 more towns and cities by the end of this year as part of efforts to improve its mobile networks across the country. Article

> Hutchison Whampoa plans to sell a 33 per cent stake in the combined business of O2 UK and Three UK to five institutional investors for a total of up to £3.1 billion (€4.2 billion/$4.7 billion) in order to raise additional funding for the acquisition of O2 from Telefónica. Article

And finally… The latest thing: 3D-printed pants inspired by human intestines. Article

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